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Forum: Social Studies 18 December 2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,576
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Mouse Maybe we should rethink the metaphor used to...

Maybe we should rethink the metaphor used to illustrate trickledown economics. Rather than the wine glass, maybe the rich are like piñatas; they’ll give you all kinds of treats, but you have to whack...
Forum: Amusement Bark 18 December 2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 511
Posted By Mouse
Mouse I like some of the more melancholy hymns, the...

I like some of the more melancholy hymns, the ones that acknowledge, “Y’know sometimes this time of year really sucks.” It’s a nice counterpoint, since the Christmas season, at times, it feels like...
Forum: Social Studies 17 December 2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,576
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Mouse Poor people tend to be surrounded by poor...

Poor people tend to be surrounded by poor communities. But I’m sure all that money we’ve given to the rich will trickledown any day and there’s no reason to force them to actually contribute to the...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 December 2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,499
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Gene Roddenberry felt advances in technology...

Gene Roddenberry felt advances in technology would lead to better communication, and thus smooth over long-standing religious/ethnic hatreds. Unfortunately it never occurred to him that all the worst...
Forum: Amusement Bark 17 December 2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 33,152
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Well if DC is going to continue to have Zack...

Well if DC is going to continue to have Zack Snyder direct their films in defiance of all logic, maybe we could at least get him a tripod and convince him that light is his friend and he shouldn’t be...
Forum: Social Studies 16 December 2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,576
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Mouse I remember read one of those Inspirational...

I remember read one of those Inspirational Stories that really aren’t (http://www.cracked.com/blog/inspirational-news-stories-that-are-anything-but/) where they talked about a teacher with cancer...
Forum: Rantidote 16 December 2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,782
Posted By Mouse
Mouse I sometimes wonder if they ever notice how when...

I sometimes wonder if they ever notice how when they go “I’m gonna do X to troll those libs!” the Libs’ response is mostly “Go right ahead.” I don’t like “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” but if someone...
Forum: Social Studies 16 December 2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,576
Posted By Mouse
Mouse I remember read one of those Inspirational...

I remember read one of those Inspirational Stories that really aren’t (http://www.cracked.com/blog/inspirational-news-stories-that-are-anything-but/) where they talked about a teacher with cancer...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 December 2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,499
Posted By Mouse
Mouse I actually find myself longing for the 90s when...

I actually find myself longing for the 90s when school shootings were blamed on rap music and violent video games. It was wrong—we need some damn gun regulations—but at least, the gun nuts weren’t...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 December 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 33,152
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Allow me to join the chorus of Spiderverse...

Allow me to join the chorus of Spiderverse praise. It may be the best answer animated movie this year. It’s aesthetic is stunning, as are its characters and story. And this movie somehow came from...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 December 2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 202,932
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Dear Roxy-kitty, Once again, you are on a...

Dear Roxy-kitty,

Once again, you are on a mission of destruction when it comes to the holiday and once again, I have to ask, “Why?” Did we unintentionally adopt a Chanukah Cat, or a Kwanzaa Kitty,...
Forum: Moot Court 14 December 2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,609
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Let’s not forget the true martyr: Heather Heyer....

Let’s not forget the true martyr: Heather Heyer. Were it not for her death, I honestly wonder if the media would have continued framing the alt-Right band of NFBSKwads as a bunch of cheeky...
Forum: Rantidote 12 December 2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,782
Posted By Mouse
Mouse It’s worth a shot, Blatherskite. Maybe we could...

It’s worth a shot, Blatherskite. Maybe we could also trick them into improving society by spreading memes like “Libz R triggered!!!1! By ppl taking care of TEH POOR!”

It’s not likely to happen,...
Forum: Fun House 12 December 2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,362
Posted By Mouse
Mouse The amount of work you’d have to put in, combined...

The amount of work you’d have to put in, combined with the number of people you’d have to keep quiet, it would be easier to actually go to the moon than try to fake it.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 December 2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 202,932
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Dear Roxy-kitty, I suppose I should wonder...

Dear Roxy-kitty,

I suppose I should wonder how you always come wanting to rest on my built-in shelf, just as I am either getting in or out of bed. I’d say you have the worst timing, but you...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 10 December 2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 293,307
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Lordy, Marmalade is getting to be so big. Has he...

Lordy, Marmalade is getting to be so big. Has he made any attacks on the tree or anything like that?
Forum: Rantidote 10 December 2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,782
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Agreed. Linus was continually shown to be the...

Agreed. Linus was continually shown to be the kindest, most compassionate character in the strip. Having him hijacked and used to parrot Rightwing talking points...look in all honesty, if you’re...
Forum: Amusement Bark 10 December 2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Hopefully we’ll get good and thorough...

Hopefully we’ll get good and thorough curbstomping for Thanos. Bonus points if his stupid-ass ideology is shown for the BS it is. I’m still holding out hope that they’ll borrow from the comics and...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 06 December 2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Once again, I propose my theory about PETA...

Once again, I propose my theory about PETA secretly being a front for the meat industry. (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1987330&postcount=13) I know all you killjoys are going to point...
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 December 2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 33,152
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Regarding Ralph Breaks, the parts with the Disney...

Regarding Ralph Breaks, the parts with the Disney princesses were the best. I wished we could have gotten more of them and Vanellope hanging out, binging on junk food, and being all fabulously cute...
Forum: Rantidote 04 December 2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 101,302
Posted By Mouse
Mouse You can get a $12.99 monthly subscription to...

You can get a $12.99 monthly subscription to Prime or $119 yearly. I still stand by my original gripes.
Forum: Social Studies 04 December 2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Mouse
Because this is America and we’re effectively...

Because this is America and we’re effectively being held hostage by a group of glib sociopaths obsessed with fellating gun manufacturers. Only a small number of gun-owners belong to the NRA and most...
Forum: Rantidote 03 December 2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 101,302
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Pretty much. In any case, when I make my...

Pretty much.

In any case, when I make my purchase, I would like it to belong to me. I don’t want to deal with losing access to it, because I can’t afford the subscription. I was able to just...
Forum: Social Studies 03 December 2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Mouse
Mouse As I recall, there was a guy who suggested that...

As I recall, there was a guy who suggested that public schools have buckets of rocks in their classroom to use against potential shooters. :facepalm: It is marginally better than “Give teachers...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 December 2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 33,152
Posted By Mouse
Mouse Saw Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Luckily...

Saw Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Luckily thanks to the numerous bad reviews, I didn’t have any high expectations regarding the movie. I figured, “Hey at least it’ll be pretty to look at.” Most bad...
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